Purpose: Assess visual-motor integration functioning
Age: 4-85 years
Time: 10-15 minutes
The Bender Visual-Motor Gestalt Test (Bender-Gestalt II) is a brief assessment of visual-motor integration that may provide interpretive information about an individual's development and neuropsychological functioning.
The Bender-Gestalt II is ideal for use as a first measure in an extended psychological battery. With its simple design and administration, the Bender-Gestalt II is an effective and non-threatening warm-up to more challenging assessments. It may be used as a screener for neuropsychological impairment.
The Bender II consists of a series of template cards, each displaying a unique figure. The individual is asked to draw each figure as he or she observes it. The design card is not removed until the drawing is complete.
The Bender-Gestalt II offers insight into: